Platinum Dunes are going to be in charge of giving Freddy Krueger an overhaul. Just like they're currently doing with Jason Voorhees of Friday the 13th, they'll be handling a brand new launch of A Nightmare on Elm St.
"Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form have been set by New Line to relaunch the movie series centered on the iconic killer, who haunts the dreams of teenagers and kills them in their sleep.
The trio will create a new franchise based on Wes Craven’s 1984 film “A Nightmare on Elm Street.”
Originally played by Robert Englund, the Krueger character haunted nine films and two TV series in what was New Line’s most lucrative franchise until “The Lord of the Rings."
In addition to this reinvention of Freddy, Dunes is also handling a remake of Near Dark, as well as update on Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.
Robert Englund's involvement with this is yet unheard, but could anyone else ever truly play Mr Krueger?